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Drug dog sniffs out coke, meth, heroin

Drug dog sniffs out coke, meth, heroin

A drug-sniffing dog found meth, coke and heroin Thursday in a car trying to enter Arizona at the Nogales port of entry.

July 26, 2014 6:04 pm
Drug dog sniffs out coke, meth, heroin

Drug dog sniffs out coke, meth, heroin

After a Customs and Border Protection dog alerted to the presence of narcotics, officers found about $344,000 worth of methamphetamine, heroin and cocaine in the rocker arms of the sedan.

July 26, 2014 6:05 pm
drugs

drugs

Twenty packages of methamphetamine, heroin and cocaine worth an estimated $344,000 were found in a Nissan sedan July 24, 2014 and seized at the Dennis DeConcini crossing by federal authorities. 

July 25, 2014 8:00 pm
Border Busts

Border Busts

On July 21, 2014, a drug-sniffing dog at the Nogales port of entry detected narcotics in a Chevrolet Sedan. Customs and Border Protection officers found 13 pounds of heroin, valued at nearly $185,000, concealed within the vehicle’s frame.

July 24, 2014 12:45 pm
Border Busts

Border Busts

A woman from Agua Prieta, Sonora, was arrested July 30, 2014, for attempting to smuggle 246 pounds of marijuana through the Douglas port of entry. The pot had a street value of $123,000. It was hidden in the vehicle’s seats, undercarriage and spare tire.

July 24, 2014 12:43 pm
Border Busts

Border Busts

A woman from Agua Prieta, Sonora, was arrested July 30, 2014, for attempting to smuggle 246 pounds of marijuana through the Douglas port of entry. The pot had a street value of $123,000. It was hidden in the vehicle’s seats, undercarriage and spare tire.

July 24, 2014 12:31 pm
Woman arrested for pot stash in truck

Woman arrested for pot stash in truck

A drug-sniffing dog got a hit on the Chevrolet pickup truck driven by Ana C. Gonzalez-Figueroa, 32, and officers found $123,000 worth of marijuana hidden within the vehicle’s seats, undercarriage and spare tire.

July 24, 2014 12:06 pm
Woman arrested for pot stash in truck

Woman arrested for pot stash in truck

A woman from Agua Prieta, Sonora, was arrested Sunday for attempting to smuggle 246 pounds of marijuana through the Douglas port of entry.

July 24, 2014 12:04 pm
Border Busts

Border Busts

On July 12, 2014, Casa Grande Border Patrol agents seized more than 2,000 pounds of marijuana from a Chevrolet pickup truck abandoned by smugglers near Santa Cruz. The pot had a street value of more than $1 million. Agents also arrested two people in a scout vehicle near Pisinemo related to …

July 24, 2014 11:53 am
Border Busts

Border Busts

On July 12, 2014, Casa Grande Border Patrol agents seized more than 2,000 pounds of marijuana from a Chevrolet pickup truck abandoned by smugglers near Santa Cruz. The pot had a street value of more than $1 million. Agents also arrested two people in a scout vehicle near Pisinemo related to …

July 24, 2014 11:54 am
Border Busts

Border Busts

On July 12, 2014, Casa Grande Border Patrol agents seized more than 2,000 pounds of marijuana from a Chevrolet pickup truck abandoned by smugglers near Santa Cruz. The pot had a street value of more than $1 million. Agents also arrested two people in a scout vehicle near Pisinemo related to …

July 24, 2014 11:55 am
Border Busts

Border Busts

On July 9, 2014, Willcox Border Patrol agents arrested three people for narcotics smuggling at the Highway 80 checkpoint near Tombstone. A drug-sniffing dog detected narcotics in a Chevrolet Silverado and a search turned up 37 wrapped bricks of marijuana concealed in a false compartment in t…

July 24, 2014 11:51 am
Border Busts

Border Busts

On July 9, 2014, Willcox Border Patrol agents arrested three people for narcotics smuggling at the Highway 80 checkpoint near Tombstone. A drug-sniffing dog detected narcotics in a Chevrolet Silverado and a search turned up 37 wrapped bricks of marijuana concealed in a false compartment in t…

July 24, 2014 11:49 am
Border Busts

Border Busts

On July 9, 2014, Willcox Border Patrol agents arrested three people for narcotics smuggling at the Highway 80 checkpoint near Tombstone. A drug-sniffing dog detected narcotics in a Chevrolet Silverado and a search turned up 37 wrapped bricks of marijuana concealed in a false compartment in t…

July 24, 2014 11:50 am
Border Busts

Border Busts

On July 9, 2014, Willcox Border Patrol agents arrested three people for narcotics smuggling at the Highway 80 checkpoint near Tombstone. A drug-sniffing dog detected narcotics in a Chevrolet Silverado and a search turned up 37 wrapped bricks of marijuana concealed in a false compartment in t…

July 24, 2014 11:51 am
pot

pot

Packages of marijuana were found underneath a Chevrolet truck July 20, 2014 at the Douglas port of entry.

July 21, 2014 10:22 pm
Drug dog foils plan to smuggle meth

Drug dog foils plan to smuggle meth

The search of a car at the Nogales port of entry Tuesday turned up 21 packages of meth weighing a total of 29 pounds hidden in a non-factory compartment behind the back seat.

July 17, 2014 10:25 am
Border Busts

Border Busts

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents seized a pick-up truck loaded with 1,216 pounds of marijuana after the driver attempted to evade the Arivaca checkpoint June 27, 2014.Agents patrolling in Amado responded to a suspicious vehicle traveling cross-country through a local ranch directly south o…

July 12, 2014 5:49 pm
Border Busts

Border Busts

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents seized a pick-up truck loaded with 1,216 pounds of marijuana after the driver attempted to evade the Arivaca checkpoint June 27, 2014.Agents patrolling in Amado responded to a suspicious vehicle traveling cross-country through a local ranch directly south o…

July 12, 2014 5:48 pm
Border Busts

Border Busts

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents seized a pick-up truck loaded with 1,216 pounds of marijuana after the driver attempted to evade the Arivaca checkpoint June 27, 2014.Agents patrolling in Amado responded to a suspicious vehicle traveling cross-country through a local ranch directly south o…

July 12, 2014 5:47 pm
Border Busts

Border Busts

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents seized a pick-up truck loaded with 1,216 pounds of marijuana after the driver attempted to evade the Arivaca checkpoint June 27, 2014.Agents patrolling in Amado responded to a suspicious vehicle traveling cross-country through a local ranch directly south o…

July 12, 2014 5:46 pm
Border Busts

Border Busts

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents seized a pick-up truck loaded with 1,216 pounds of marijuana after the driver attempted to evade the Arivaca checkpoint June 27, 2014.Agents patrolling in Amado responded to a suspicious vehicle traveling cross-country through a local ranch directly south o…

July 12, 2014 5:45 pm
Border Busts

Border Busts

It was a case of Smuggle Me Elmo at an Arizona border crossing July 1, 2014, when officers found two live parrots hidden in a large stuffed Sesame Street character.

July 12, 2014 4:39 pm
Border busts

Border busts

It was a case of Smuggle Me Elmo at an Arizona border crossing July 1, 2014, when officers found two live parrots hidden in a large stuffed Sesame Street character.

July 12, 2014 4:38 pm
Smuggle Me Elmo: 2 parrots found in stuffed toy

Smuggle Me Elmo: 2 parrots found in stuffed toy

It was a case of smuggle me Elmo at an Arizona border crossing July 1 when officers found two parrots hidden in a large stuffed Sesame Street character. The birds were found alive stuffed into the plush doll after officials at the San Luis port of entry X-rayed the toy, according to a news r…

July 10, 2014 2:05 pm
Smuggle Me Elmo: 2 parrots found in stuffed toy

Smuggle Me Elmo: 2 parrots found in stuffed toy

The parakeets discovered at the San Luis crossing are native to South America. They were seized under the Animal Health Protection Act and sent to a Department of Agriculture holding facility. A California couple was fined $300.

July 10, 2014 2:04 pm
Smuggle Me Elmo: 2 parrots found in stuffed toy

Smuggle Me Elmo: 2 parrots found in stuffed toy

Two conures, medium-sized parrots that are native to South America, were found in a stuffed Elmo doll that a California couple were trying to smuggle into the U.S. through the San Luis port of entry.

July 10, 2014 1:43 pm
Smuggle Me Elmo: 2 parrots found in stuffed toy

Smuggle Me Elmo: 2 parrots found in stuffed toy

It was a case of smuggle me Elmo at an Arizona border crossing July 1 when officers found two parrots hidden in a large stuffed Sesame Street character.

July 10, 2014 1:46 pm
Smuggle Me Elmo: 2 parrots found in stuffed toy

Smuggle Me Elmo: 2 parrots found in stuffed toy

Two conures — parrots native to South America — were found hidden in a large Elmo doll when a California couple tried to smuggle them into the U.S. at the San Luis port of entry.

July 10, 2014 10:45 am
Smuggle Me Elmo: 2 parrots found in stuffed toy

Smuggle Me Elmo: 2 parrots found in stuffed toy

It was a case of smuggle me Elmo at an Arizona border crossing July 1 when officers found two birds hidden in a large stuffed Sesame Street character.

July 10, 2014 10:47 am
Border agents seize $1.7 million in pot, arrest 8

Border agents seize $1.7 million in pot, arrest 8

On June 22, border agents near Naco arrested two U.S. citizens who were smuggling three immigrants in their Oldsmobile sedan — one in the car and two in the trunk.

July 02, 2014 12:51 pm
Border agents seize $1.7 million in pot, arrest 8

Border agents seize $1.7 million in pot, arrest 8

On June 15, Ajo Border Patrol agents discovered more than 2,100 pounds of marijuana worth nearly $1.1 million hidden in brush near Lukeville.

July 02, 2014 12:50 pm
Border busts

Border busts

On June 22, 2014, border patrol agents near Naco arrested two U.S. citizens who were smuggling three immigrants in their Oldsmobile sedan — one in the car and two in the trunk.

July 02, 2014 12:37 pm
Border agents seize $1.7 million in pot

Border agents seize $1.7 million in pot

On June 22, border patrol agents near Naco arrested two U.S. citizens who were smuggling three immigrants in their Oldsmobile sedan — one in the car and two in the trunk.

July 02, 2014 12:29 pm
Border busts

Border busts

On June 15, 2014, Ajo Border Patrol agents discovered more than 2,100 pounds of marijuana worth nearly $1.1 million hidden in brush near Lukeville.

July 02, 2014 12:31 pm
Border agents seize $1.7 million in pot

Border agents seize $1.7 million in pot

On June 15, Ajo Border Patrol agents discovered more than 2,100 pounds of marijuana worth nearly $1.1 million hidden in brush near Lukeville.

July 02, 2014 12:27 pm
Border Busts

Border Busts

Two women were arrested in separate incidents June 25, 2014, at the Douglas port of entry after drug dogs sniffed out $131,000 worth of pot they were trying to smuggle across the border in their cars.

June 28, 2014 4:10 pm
Border Busts

Border Busts

Two women were arrested in separate incidents June 25, 2014, at the Douglas port of entry after drug dogs sniffed out $131,000 worth of pot they were trying to smuggle across the border in their cars.

June 28, 2014 4:09 pm
Border Busts

Border Busts

A woman, driving across the border with her 3-year-old daughter, was busted June 23, 2014, after officers found more than 300 pounds of pot in her SUV.

June 28, 2014 4:03 pm
Border Busts

Border Busts

Two women were arrested in separate incidents June 25, 2014, at the Douglas port of entry after drug dogs sniffed out $131,000 worth of pot they were trying to smuggle across the border in their cars.

June 28, 2014 4:07 pm
Border Busts

Border Busts

A woman, driving across the border with her 3-year-old daughter, was busted June 23, 2014, after officers found more than 300 pounds of pot in her SUV.

June 28, 2014 4:02 pm
Border Busts

Border Busts

A woman, driving across the border with her 3-year-old daughter, was busted June 23, 2014, after officers found more than 300 pounds of pot in her SUV.

June 28, 2014 4:01 pm
Border Busts

Border Busts

A woman, driving across the border with her 3-year-old daughter, was busted June 23, 2014, after officers found more than 300 pounds of pot in her SUV.

June 28, 2014 3:59 pm
Border Busts

Border Busts

About 4.5 pounds of meth worth more than $13,500 was hidden in an accordion that Eloy Renteria-Ortiz of Mexico, tried to smuggle through the Nogales port of entry June 23, 2014.

June 28, 2014 3:53 pm
Border Busts

Border Busts

An 18-year-old man, on June 23, 2014, tried to smuggle $13,600 worth of methamphetamine across the border in an accordion.

June 28, 2014 3:52 pm
Border busts yield $131,000 worth of pot

Border busts yield $131,000 worth of pot

Both women were from Agua Prieta, Mexico, and tried to cross through the Douglas port of entry. They were carrying a total of $131,000 worth of pot.

June 27, 2014 1:14 pm
Border busts yield $131,000 worth of pot

Border busts yield $131,000 worth of pot

One woman had 140 pounds of pot hidden in the Ford sedan she was driving. The other woman hid 122 pounds of pot in a Dodge sedan.

June 27, 2014 1:15 pm
Border busts yield $131,000 worth of pot

Border busts yield $131,000 worth of pot

Two women were arrested in separate incidents Wednesday after drug dogs sniffed out the marijuana they were trying to smuggle across the border.

June 27, 2014 1:12 pm
Woman with 3-year-old busted for smuggling pot

Woman with 3-year-old busted for smuggling pot

Officers noticed the fuel tank of her 1995 Chevrolet Blazer had been tampered with and, on closer inspection, found more than $155,000 hidden throughout the vehicle.

June 26, 2014 1:45 pm
Woman with 3-year-old busted for smuggling pot

Woman with 3-year-old busted for smuggling pot

More than 300 pounds of pot were found stashed throughout an SUV being driven across the Douglas port of entry by a 30-year-old Sonora woman who had her 3-year-old in the vehicle.

June 26, 2014 1:46 pm

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